Project Description

[one_third last=”no”]



Encosta do Xisto – Alvarinho 2012

Vinho Regional Minho – Vinho Verde
Intense, tropical fruits notes, particularly to passion fruit, long and lingering finish, fresh, moderate acidity.

Classification: Vinho Regional Minho
Varietal content: Vinho Regional Minho / Alvarinho – Selected harvest
Varietal origin: Encosta do Xisto Alvarinho 2012
Producer: Vasco Faria, S.A.

Total Acidity: 5,6 g/dm3
Final pH: 3,30
Reduced Sugars: 1,6 g/dm3
Alcohol contents: 12,5 % Vol.

Origin of Grapes
Harvest year: 2012
Grape variety: Alvarinho
Vineyard: Quinta do Xisto, Subregion of Ave
Name: Encosta do Xisto
Type of soil: Granitic sandy loam soil.
Climate: Mediterranean type, with a strong Atlantic influence

Date: Beginning of September 2012
Method: Traditional hand-picking

Fermentation: In stainless steel vats, under controlled temperatures after static decanting
Aging: On lees in stainless steel vats
Hue: Citrus-green.
Nose: Intense, tropical fruits, mango and passion fruit notes.
Flavour: Strong, tropical fruits in particular to passion fruit, long finish, fresh, moderate acidity.

Launched in: March 2013
Recommended drinking temperature: 8/10 ° C
Production yields: 16.000 bottles
Bottling: Vasco Faria, S.A